If you’re looking for a Greek pearl with all the Cycladic charm of Santorini, quaint villages and beautiful beaches without swathes of people, Paros is the island for you. The port town of Parikia is a bustling cultural hub, while the fishing harbour of Naoussa is popular among locals for its reasonably priced fresh seafood. Trample up gorgeous little footpaths in the mountains and you’ll find sweet mountain villages, monasteries and chapels. Don’t forget to stop and soak up the stunning terrain and oceanic views as you go.